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19th Century Novels

The "triple-decker" novel was a standard form of publishing for British fiction from the early 1800s until the 1890s. The market for this form of fiction was closely tied to commercial "circulating libraries," such as Mudie's and W. H. Smith. Unlike free public libraries, these circulating libraries charged patrons to borrow books, much like video rental stores do today. Publishing longer works of fiction was quite expensive, and by releasing them in multiple parts publishers capt...



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19th Century Novels
by Brontë, Emily, 1818-1848; Brontë, Anne, 1820-1849. Agnes Grey
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First edition. Wise Brontë II, 1
19th Century Novels
by Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889
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Hubin, A.J. Crime fiction, 1749-1980
19th Century Novels
by Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889
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First edition. Sadleir, 19th. cent. fiction, 598
Topics: Jewelry theft, Police, East Indians
19th Century Novels
by Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870
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"Household edition."
19th Century Novels
by Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870
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4 v. 19 cm
Topics: Inheritance and succession, Social classes, Poor families, Deception
19th Century Novels
by Le Fanu, Joseph Sheridan, 1814-1873
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v. 1. Green tea. The familiar. Mr. Justice Harbottle -- v. 2. The room in the Dragon Volant -- v. 3. The room in the Dragon Volant (conclusion). Carmilla
19th Century Novels
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"Third re-issue."
Topic: Turpin, Richard, 1706-1739
19th Century Novels
by Lamb, Caroline, Lady, 1785-1828
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19th Century Novels
by Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870; Browne, Hablot Knight, 1815-1882
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2 v. (962 p.) : 19 cm
Topics: Boys, Orphans, Young men, Child labor
19th Century Novels
by Martineau, Harriet, 1802-1876
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LC Cat. (1963) vol. 96, p. 72
19th Century Novels
by Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870
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Includes May 1861 advertisements (32 p.) bound in at end of v. 3
19th Century Novels
by Austen, Jane, 1775-1817; Ashburton, Alexander Baring, Baron, 1774-1848, former owner; Hohenzollern-Hechingen, Marie-Louise-Pauline, Fürstin von, 1782-1845, former owner
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Provenance of 2nd copy: from the library of Sir Geoffrey Keynes. - Bookplate of Alexander Baring & stamp 'Melchet Court, Romsey', around A enclosed in a crown
19th Century Novels
by Gaskell, Elizabeth Cleghorn, 1810-1865
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Expanded from the version that had appeared in Household words
19th Century Novels
by Eliot, George, 1819-1880
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Michael Sadleir. XIX century fiction
Topics: Triangles (Interpersonal relations), Illegitimate children, Women clergy, Infanticide, Carpenters
19th Century Novels
by Farjeon, B. L. (Benjamin Leopold), 1833-1903
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Wolff, R.L. 19th cent. fiction
19th Century Novels
by Praed, Campbell, Mrs., 1851-1935
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Wolff, R.L. 19th cent. fiction
19th Century Novels
by Gissing, George, 1857-1903
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3 v. ; 19 cm
19th Century Novels
by Southey, Robert, 1774-1843; Warter, John Wood, 1806-1878
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Added t.-p., engraved, with vignette
19th Century Novels
by Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928
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3 v. ; 20 cm
19th Century Novels
by Carleton, William, 1794-1869; Brooke, William Henry, 1772-1860
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First edition
Topic: Peasantry
19th Century Novels
by Eliot, George, 1819-1880
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"This edition is limited to 500 numbered copies of which this is no. 377."
19th Century Novels
by Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928; Riviere & Son, binder. IU-R
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3 v. ; 20 cm
Topics: Triangles (Interpersonal relations), Man-woman relationships, Children of the rich, Children of...
19th Century Novels
by Le Fanu, Joseph Sheridan, 1814-1873
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v. 1. Green tea. The familiar. Mr. Justice Harbottle -- v. 2. The room in the Dragon Volant -- v. 3. The room in the Dragon Volant (conclusion). Carmilla
19th Century Novels
by Disraeli, Benjamin, Earl of Beaconsfield, 1804-1881
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Topics: Social classes, Poor families, Rich people, Landlord and tenant, Chartism, Political fiction, Love...
19th Century Novels
by Le Fanu, Joseph Sheridan, 1814-1873
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v. 1. Green tea. The familiar. Mr. Justice Harbottle -- v. 2. The room in the Dragon Volant -- v. 3. The room in the Dragon Volant (conclusion). Carmilla
19th Century Novels
by Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832; Archibald Constable & Co., publisher; Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, publisher; Hurst, Robinson, and Co., publisher; James Ballantyne and Co., printer
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Signatures: v. 1.: pi² A-O¹²; v. ².: pi² A-N¹² O; v. 3.: pi² A-O¹²; v. .: pi² A-O¹²
Topic: Covenanters
19th Century Novels
by Disraeli, Benjamin, Earl of Beaconsfield, 1804-1881
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Sadleir, M. 19th cent. fiction
19th Century Novels
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3 v. 20 cm
19th Century Novels
by Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870
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Includes May 1861 advertisements (32 p.) bound in at end of v. 3
19th Century Novels
by Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928
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2 v. : 22 cm
19th Century Novels
by Disraeli, Benjamin, Earl of Beaconsfield, 1804-1881
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Vols. 3-5 have imprint dates of 1827
19th Century Novels
by Taylor, Meadows, 1808-1876
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3 v. ; 22 cm
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Topic: Thugs
The copy described by Sadleir
19th Century Novels
by Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889
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First edition. Sadleir, 19th. cent. fiction, 598
Topics: Jewelry theft, Police, East Indians
19th Century Novels
by Hardy, Iza Duffus
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3 v. 20 cm
19th Century Novels
by Corelli, Marie, 1855-1924
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3 v. ; 21 cm
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19th Century Novels
by Rhodes, Henrietta
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Anonymous. By Henrietta Rhodes
19th Century Novels
by Stella, Cousin; Author of Violet Bank and its inmates; Jenkin, Henrietta Camilla
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3 v. ; 8vo
19th Century Novels
by Brontë, Emily, 1818-1848; Brontë, Anne, 1820-1849. Agnes Grey
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First edition. Wise Brontë II, 1
19th Century Novels
by Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, 1797-1851
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3 v. 20 cm
19th Century Novels
by De Quincey, Thomas, 1785-1859; Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832; Alexis, Willibald, 1798-1871; Alexis, Willibald, 1798-1871. Walladmor
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The German original was ficticiously attributed to Sir Walter Scott, but actually written by G.W.H. Häring (under the pseud. of Willibald Alexis). It was freely adapted into English by Thomas De Quincey, according to Green and NCBEL cited below
Topic: Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832
19th Century Novels
by Noel, Augusta, Lady, 1838-1902
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The copy described by Sadleir
19th Century Novels
by Corelli, Marie, 1855-1924
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3 v. ; 19 cm
Topics: Supernatural, Elixir of life, Lilith (Semitic mythology)
19th Century Novels
by Crowe, Catherine, 1800?-1876
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3 v
19th Century Novels
by Grant, Maria M
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Wolff, R.L. 19th cent. fiction
19th Century Novels
by Banim, John, 1798-1842
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By John Banim only
19th Century Novels
by De Fonblanque, Albany, 1829-1924
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3 v
19th Century Novels
by Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870
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Includes May 1861 advertisements (32 p.) bound in at end of v. 3
19th Century Novels
by Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889
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First edition. Sadleir, 19th. cent. fiction, 598
Topics: Jewelry theft, Police, East Indians
19th Century Novels
by West, Mrs. (Jane), 1758-1852
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Summers, Gothic Bib.
19th Century Novels
by Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928
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3 v. ; 19 cm
Topic: Great Britain -- History -- 1800-1837 -- Fiction
19th Century Novels
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5 v. ; 18 cm
19th Century Novels
by Eliot, George, 1819-1880
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3 v. 22 cm
19th Century Novels
by Maturin, Charles Robert, 1780-1824
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4 v. 18 x 11 cm
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Topic: Immortalism
19th Century Novels
by Walford, Lucy Bethia, 1845-1915
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3 vol. ; 19 cm
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19th Century Novels
by Croker, B. M. (Bithia Mary), d. 1920
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Wolff, R.L. 19th cent. fiction
19th Century Novels
by Ritchie, Leitch, 1800?-1865
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3 v. ; 20 cm
19th Century Novels
by Barrie, J. M. (James Matthew), 1860-1937; Crummer, Myrtle A., former owner. IU-R
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Cutler, B.D. Barrie
19th Century Novels
by Braddon, M. E. (Mary Elizabeth), 1837-1915
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Wolff, R.L. 19th cent. fiction
19th Century Novels
by Randolph, Mrs
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A novel
19th Century Novels
by Farjeon, B. L. (Benjamin Leopold), 1833-1903
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Wolff, R.L. 19th cent. fiction
19th Century Novels
by Croly, George, 1780-1860
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Published anonymously
19th Century Novels
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Wolff, R.L. 19th cent. fiction
19th Century Novels
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"Third re-issue."
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Topic: Turpin, Richard, 1706-1739
19th Century Novels
by Gore, Mrs. (Catherine Grace Frances), 1799-1861
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3 v. 20 cm
19th Century Novels
by Thomas, Annie, 1838-1918
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3 v. ; 20 cm
19th Century Novels
by Scott, Walter, Sir, 1771-1832
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Copy 1 imperfect: v.1 lacks half title and fly title; v.2-3 lack half title
Topic: Rob Roy, 1671-1734
19th Century Novels
by Bray, Mrs. (Anna Eliza), 1790-1883
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3 v. 20 cm
Topic: Great Britain -- History Mary I, 1553-1558 Fiction
19th Century Novels
by Lean, Florence, formerly Church, formerly Marryat
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3 v. ; 8vo
19th Century Novels
by James, G. P. R. (George Payne Rainsford), 1801?-1860
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3 v. 20 cm
Topic: Stuart, Arabella, Lady, 1575-1615
19th Century Novels
by Boyle, Frederick, b. 1841
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3 v. ; 20 cm
19th Century Novels
by Collins, Wilkie, 1824-1889
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3 v. 20 cm
19th Century Novels
by Edgeworth, Maria, 1767-1849; Edgeworth, Richard Lovell, 1744-1817. Harry and Lucy; Hunter, Rowland, publisher; Wood, Charles, printer; Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy, publisher
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Harry and Lucy was started by Richard Lovell Edgeworth, the author's father
Topics: Children, Conduct of life, Brothers and sisters, Honesty, Laziness, Parent and child, Physical...
19th Century Novels
by Bramley-Moore, William, 1831-1918
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Wolff, R.L. 19th cent. fiction
19th Century Novels
by McCarthy, Justin, 1830-1912
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Includes publisher's advertising at end of each vol